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Louisiana State University's live tiger mascot is an institution. Recently, the school got a new tiger — just in time for football season.

Kenya's Supreme Court has ordered another national election to be held within the next 60 days, setting off celebrations by supporters of opposition candidate Raila Odinga.

To work all the expected flood claims, insurance companies will rely on hundreds of small processing companies. Some worry that inexperienced claims adjusters will do more harm than good.

"Due to the failure of the city's water pump, it is in the best interest of our current patients to transfer to other acute care facilities," a large hospital in the city says.

Elections in Virginia this fall are the first big test for state-level Democrats in the Trump era and whether they can use the president's unpopularity to gain ground in the state legislature.

Congress is widely expected to approve billions in aid for flood-stricken areas, but it may take a while to hit its targets.

Commercial fisherman are putting off their own livelihoods to catch the farmed Atlantic salmon that broke out of their net pen in Washington state. One fisherman describes the "carnival atmosphere."

As the heavy rains have let up in Houston, officials are assessing when they can reopen the city's port and airports. Both airports opened with limited service Wednesday. The port will take longer.

University of Virginia historians say tumult isn't unexpected in the first year of a new administration. But there are questions about whether the Trump administration is prepared to handle crises.

In the past few days, Southeast Texas' catastrophic medical operations center has faced challenges like it has never seen before in keeping the health care system functioning.




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